Each year, B'nai Brith tackles a number of advocacy issues of concern to the Jewish Community and Canadian society. To find out more about our current and past advocacy initiatives, click on the links below.
In the years since the Ayatollah Khomeini seized power in 1979, Iran has continued to be the world’s premiere state sponsor of terror, supporting organizations like Hezbollah. High-ranking religious figures and government officials consistently call for the destruction of Israel, violence against the Jewish people and hold regular holocaust denial events.
With the recent signing of the P5+1 nuclear deal, Iran has gained a measure of legitimacy to its antisemitic and hateful rhetoric, allowing it to be seen as a legitimate player on the world stage, and putting Israel and the Jewish people at greater risk.
The anti-Israel boycott and sanctions movement is a carefully crafted propaganda campaign started in the early 2000s by a group of NGOs seeking to delegitimize and demonize Israel at all costs.